116 predictions for 2026 | Future forecast

What 2026 will look like | Future Forecast

Read 116 predictions for 2026, a year that will see the world transform in big and small ways; this includes disruptions throughout our culture, technology, science, health and business sectors. It’s your future, discover what you’re in for.

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Fast Forecasts for 2026
  • The European Union's experimental, International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor (ITER) is activated for the first time 1
  • China's economy will overtake the U.S. for the first time 1
  • First 3D Fast Bus, the Land Airbus, is tested on Chinese roads 1
  • Near-infrared goggles help surgeons view cancer cells and see tumors as small as 1mm 1
  • Google contributes to speeding up the Internet, to make it 1000 times faster 1
  • Cost of solar panels, per watt, equals 0.75 US dollars 1
  • World population forecasted to reach 8,215,348,000 1
  • World sales of electric vehicles reaches 10,526,667 1
  • Predicted global mobile web traffic equals 126 exabytes 1
  • Global Internet traffic grows to 452 exabytes 1

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June 4, 2020. Last updated June 4, 2018.
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